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Weekly Walk: Ice cleats, poles essential gear now
Weekly Walk: Ice cleats, poles essential gear now
The Weekly Walks for Feb. 2 and 3, 2016The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Norwin Watson: We had sleet, rain, and snow – and decided to cancel this week's Tuesday hike.    The 10:30...
Weekly Walk: Hikers, bikers take to the winter trails
Weekly Walk: Hikers, bikers take to the winter trails
The Weekly Walks for Jan. 26 and 27,  2016The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Norwin Watson:     The temperature was 25 degrees and a light snow was falling as I drove to the Ice Age Trail parking lot on...
Weekly Walk: Packed trails and cold temps
Weekly Walk: Packed trails and cold temps
The Weekly Walks for Jan. 19 and 20,  2016The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Norwin Watson:     It was another chilly day – 11 degrees above zero, partly sunny, with a little wind.  By 4:02 p.m.,...
Weekly Walk: Cold trails reveal a quiet beauty
Weekly Walk: Cold trails reveal a quiet beauty
The Weekly Walks for Jan. 12 and 13, 2016The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Norwin Watson:     In spite of a blue sky, lots of sun, and minimal wind, the temperature was only eight degrees above zero. On my...
Weekly Walk: After the icy parking lot, serene winter scenery
Weekly Walk: After the icy parking lot, serene winter scenery
The Weekly Walks for Dec.  29-30,  2015The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Marvin Herman:    
Weekly walk: Rain dosen't dampen spirits on Christmas hikes
Weekly walk: Rain dosen't dampen spirits on Christmas hikes
The Weekly Walks for Dec. 22-23, 20152016 State park stickers available now.The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Norwin Watson:     Today was our Tuesday Christmas hike at...
Weekly Walk: Wind in the pines is hikers' soundtrack
Weekly Walk: Wind in the pines is hikers' soundtrack
The Weekly Walks for Dec. 15  and  16,  2015Hunting seaon alert: Don't forget your blaze orange or brightly colored hats, scarves, jackets, or vests! 2016 State Parks stickers are available now. For more...
Weekly Walk: Spotting a buck
Weekly Walk: Spotting a buck
The Weekly Walks for Dec. 8  and  9, 2015The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by Norwin Watson:     The weather was warm for this time of year: 44 degrees, cloudy and overcast, with a bit of...
Weekly Walk: Snow-frosted trails make for scenic hikes
Weekly Walk: Snow-frosted trails make for scenic hikes
The Weekly Walks for Dec. 1  and  2,  2015The 4 p.m. Tuesday hike, reported by Norwin Watson:     It was a cloudy 37-degree afternoon, with the weather report showing a possibility of light snow toward the end...
Weekly Walk: An urban hike during hunting season
Weekly Walk: An urban hike during hunting season
The Weekly Walks for Nov. 24 and 25, 2015Hunting season alert: Don't forget your blaze orange or brightly colored hats, scarves, jackets, or vests! The  4 p.m. Tuesday hike,  reported by...